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Kaya O What is this location? This is where the whole opening sequence will be filmed Is it always accessible? This location is always accessible as its one of the group members home and will always be open for filming Health and safely. • Getting to bus to the house • Road safety when crossing roads • Walking to the house • Getting run over • Bus crash
Kaya Narrative P Our film is open narrative, Why? • Our film goes through a story of Laura finding out about the ghosts and the reasons for why they’re there, however at the end, we have a false ending. Laura will think she solved the problem and free the sprits, however, they will live on in the house and the problem will carry on, just not for Laura • It leaves the audience asking questions at the end How has it developed since Draft 1? • Since draft 1, we have had a closed narrative, however, because we have changed to the thriller genre we want to suit the conventions of how they generally end their films and they usually have false ending so we have developed it into a open narrative
Kaya Narrative P Our film is non-linear narrative, Why? • Our film is a story that goes from start, middle, to end, however, in order to show what happened in the house years before we will show cuts from way in the past to the modern day START MIDDLE END How has this developed since draft 1? • From draft 1 we werent going to show the past time of what happened before, however now we are showing important moments from the past in order for the audience to understand
Kaya Film Theory Q Tzvetan Todorov – Narrative Film Theorist On the three stages of theme or concept throughout a film, How we will be using his theory…Equilibrium – Laura has just moved in and her life is normalDisequilibrium – She realises shes being haunted and they disrupt her lifeNew Equilibrium – She thinks she let the sprits go and moves house and her life isequal again
Kaya Film Theory Q Vladimir Propp – Film Theorist on characters contained in a film, Why we wont be using his theory… The villain – The two ghost are the villain type as they try to hurt Laura and disturb her life. The dispatcher – This doesnt apply to our film at all, there is no hero to send off The (magical) helper – Laura’s best friend Dawn helps her to take the dolls away The princess or prize – There is no prize and its based on real life Her father – She doesnt have a father, it’s a broken family The donor – The film is based on real life therefore no magical objects The hero or victim/seeker hero – Laura acts as a hero in helping the sprits pass on False hero – There is no hero therefore no false hero
Kaya Film Theory Q Claude Lévi-Strauss - Narrative Film Theorist On Binary opposition How we will be using this theory Normal life : Haunted life Past : Present Laura moves into We see the past a house expecting happenings of the a normal life house She gets haunted and disturbed We see the present until she moves occurrences in that house out of the house
Momentum Pictures..• Is one of the leading independent motion picture distributors in the UK and Ireland.• The company is also owned by Paramount Pictures.
Distributor Film Budget LocationsMomentum Pictures Law Abiding Citizen $53,000,000 Pennsylvania, USAMomentum Pictures The Woman In Black $15,000,000 Essex Northamptonshire Buckinghamshire (UK)Momentum Pictures Insidious $1,500,000 Los Angeles, California, USA
We chose Momentum Pictures because..• They have distributed a lot of very successful and multi- award winning British films, like The King’s Speech.• Their budgets are flexible• They have also distributed a lot of very good thriller films as well like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Law Abiding Citizen.• We believe they will do well in producing a British thriller film.• They distributed films similar to ours about haunted houses (Insidious and The Woman In Black)
Distributor Film Budget LocationsParamount Paranormal $15,000 San Diego,Pictures Activity California, USAParamount Paranormal $3,000,000 Los Angeles,Pictures Activity 2 California, USAParamount Paranormal $5,000,000 California, USAPictures Activity 3
Paramount Pictures..• Are a long established distributing company• Have distributed a wide range of thriller films• Work with mostly high budget films• Mainly distribute films that were filmed solely in America
Warner Bros...• Have distributed a variety of thriller films• Is a long established film distribution company• Work on films with high budgets ranging from $10 million o £15 million
Distributor Film Budget LocationsWarner Bros House on $32 million Los Angeles, Haunted Hill California, USAWarner Bros The Shining $19 million Colorado, USA California, USA Montana, USA Hertfordshire, UKWarner Bros The Others $17 million Kent, UK Long Island, USA Cantabria, Spain Madrid, Spain Jersey, Channel Islands
Kaya Titles S The ring During the opening of the ring, we were inspired by the white colour of the font making it look quite ghostly. Also the way the text is not in line made it seem more childlike, which we thought would link to our childish doll sentiments,
Kaya Credits S Devil - 2010 We were inspired by the credits in Devil because of the way the credits come on screen then fade away after. We thought it suited our opening sequence in the sense that it’s calm, just like the beginning of ours and now too attention grabbing, so that our character is still the main focus.
Kaya & Sanel Titles/Credits S Here are some of our idea’s of what we would like to use in our title Maids Maids Secrets secrets We like this font because it looks like We like this as its very conventional writing written in the 1800’s which is in ghost films and theres very when the ghost maids were living. minimal choice on IMovie so we Also we feel as though it suits our though this would be a good choice opening sequence. However, its not in font. very conventional to ghost films from It’s not too bold and goes well with the research shown and IMovie our opening sequence doesnt have must variety anyway
Kaya & Sanel Titles/Credits S IDEAS FOR COLOUR OF FONT Maids secrets Maids secrets For the credits we cant to use the same font For the credits we cant to use the same font as our title called ’batang’. A colour we might as our title called ’batang’. A colour we might use is black as its simple, dark, and use is grey, because it looks mysterious mysterious. We feel it suits our opening however we didn’t like it cause it looked to sequence but it doesnt distract too much dull and weren’t very eye-catching. attention Maids secrets Maids secretsFor the credits we cant to use the same font as For the credits we cant to use the same fontour title called ’batang’. A colour we might use as our title called ’batang’. A colour we might is red, we feel it really suits our opening use is white. It’s the same colour as our titlesequence as it shows something bad happens would be as it goes with our opening like violence. The red would stand out during sequence of a spirit looking or wearing white our opening sequence so that could be a and so we think this looks well for our problem opening sequence.
Kaya Inspirational L Non-diegetic sound The sound used in insidious opening sequence has greatly inspired me to use it through our opening sequence. It creates a big climax with tensions as well as making it uncomfortable and scary for the audience. It is a very high pitched violin sound which gets extremely fast when the tensions get to its highest points to a sudden stop or thud perfect to fit with our opening sequence
Kaya Music/Sounds TDiegetic Sound WE WILL HAVE A VOICE OVERWhat will it be?The sound of ghosts and spirits giggling and whispering in the closet very highpitched and girly which a creepy twistNon-Diegetic SoundFREEPLAYMUSIC.COMFrom freeplaymusic.com, we can’t have any sounds that we wanted as we can’t find any, so wewould like to download the tracks called• Behind the looking glass• Thriller• One foolish night owl• cryptomnesia
Gia BBFC And RatingWhat is BBFC- The British Board of FilmClassification.What is BBFC used for- responsible for what wasshown in cinemas and from early on establishedthe decisions of the BBFC.Are film will be rated an 15 because it not in theinterest of an younger audience.
BBFC And Rating• It is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child. But a ‘U’ film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over. ‘U’ films should be set within a positive moral framework and should deal supportive offsets to any violence, threat or horror.• children of any age may watch. A ‘PG’ film should not disturb a child aged around eight or older. However, parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger or more sensitive children.• Exactly the same standards are used to classify works at ‘12A’ and ‘12’. These categories are awarded where the material is suitable, in general, only for those aged 12 and over. Works classified at these categories may upset children under 12 or contain material which many parents will find unsuitable for them.• No one younger than 15 may see a ‘15’ film in a cinema. No one younger than 15 may rent or buy a ‘15’ rated video work.• Only adults are admitted. Nobody younger than 18 can rent or buy an 18-rated VHS, DVD, Blu-ray Disc, UMD or game, or watch a film in the cinema with this rating. Films under this category do not have control on the bad language that is used. Scenes of strong real sex may be permitted if right by the context.
• Suitable for 12 years and over• Exactly the same principles are used to classify works at ‘12A’ and ‘12’.• The ‘12A’ category exists only for cinema films. No one younger than 12 may see a ‘12A’ film in a cinema unless go along by an adult, and films classified ‘12A’ are not recommended for a child below 12.• Discriminationlanguage or behaviour must not be recognized by the work as a whole. Aggressive unfair language or behaviour is unlikely to be acceptable unless clearlycondemned.• DrugsAny abuse of drugs must be rare.• HorrorEnough physical and mental risk may be permitted, provided disturbing sequences are not frequent or constant.• Imitable behaviourDangerous behaviour (for example, hanging, suicide and self-harming) should not dwell on detail.• Languagelanguage is allowed. The use of strong language (for example, ‘fuck’) must be rare.• NudityNudity is allowed, but in a sexual context must be brief and subtle.• SexSexual activity may be briefly shown. Sex references should not go beyond what is suitable for young teenagers.• ThemeMature themes are acceptable, but their conduct must be suitable for young teenagers.• ViolenceSensible violence is allowed but should not dwell on detail.